You've been asking for it (well someone has at least) and last week Zack Snyder confirmed that his version of Justice League will be coming to HBO Max, the latest digital streaming service, sometime next year. This week we talk about how this campaign started, why it finally succeeded, and why some people are excited about it and others.... not so much. They also share their opinions on The Lovebirds, The Last Dance, and other streaming suggestions.
Most states have begun to ease restrictions on businesses and social activity, moving to reopen America and get the economy going after weeks of stay-at-home orders. This week Ryan and Zach talk about just how practical it is to open up, what are the risks, and how much will it actually help. They also share this week's streaming suggestions and talk about the newest Happy Madison movie to come to Netflix, The Wrong Missy.
As if 2020 hasn't been terrible enough the Asian giant hornet has arrived in the U.S. This week Ryan and Zach are once again joined by local garden president Dave Braatz to discuss what level of concern we should have for these bugs. They also share some streaming suggestions including their thoughts on the 2017 black comedy, The Death of Stalin.
There's been speculation for weeks about Kim Jong-un. Last month, a report said he was in "grave danger" after undergoing a heart procedure. The rumors went as far as saying he died. But then news and pictures from the North Korean government were released showing the supreme leader alive and well. This week Ryan and Zach are joined by Dave Braatz to discuss why the world could not agree on whether this man was alive or dead, why it was so important to know, and what would happen if he had been dead. They also share their thoughts on the new HBO movie Bad Education along with several other streaming suggestions.
For three glorious days, it felt like we were back to normal. Sports were back. Sort of. And just like sports is want to do, it left some fans bitterly disappointed. This week Ryan and Zach talk about Rob Gronkowski coming out of retirement to play with Tom Brady, where the biggest names in college are playing in the NFL, and how Eagles fans feel betrayed and bewildered by their draft picks. They also share their thoughts on the Kumail Nanjiani and Dave Bautista comedy, Stuber, along with some other streaming suggestions.
The world has been a weird place without sports. But one sport has soldiered on, continuing to pour out weekly content, and that is professional wrestling. This week on the podcast we are joined by Brit Harsh to talk about how Florida made wrestling an essential service and what that could mean for sports going forward. We also share some streaming suggestions including a review of The Lighthouse which is currently streaming on Amazon Prime.
This past week Zach joined the 17 million other Americans who lost their jobs due to the economic fallout of coronavirus. Zach and Ryan are joined by one of Zach's former coworkers who also lost her job - Andrea Duffy. They talk about what it felt like, how they are doing now and what the future of radio looks like in a post-coronavirus world. They also share some streaming recommendations, including their thoughts on the 2019 movie, Good Boys.
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Last week the website The Ringer had a 64 character tournament to determine who the greatest TV character of this century is, and the people chose Michael Scott from "The Office." The entire tournament had people talking including Zach, Ryan, and this week's guest - Dave Braatz. This week they discuss their thoughts on the tournament and what they did in response. They also share their thoughts on the Disney/Pixar movie "Onward."
Everyone is still stuck inside losing their minds - well we are here to help. This week Ryan and Zach are joined by friends of the show Tammy and Steve Koch to talk about what we are doing to stay sane, activities for kids and deals companies are offering during the pandemic. We also offer more suggestions on what to watch and share our thoughts with the most buzzed-about series on the internet - Tiger King.
Life has really changed in the past week. To do their part, Ryan and Zach are recording remotely, so while they're not in the same studio they were able to invite some friends to join the show. This week they discuss the only thing happening in the sports world - NFL Free Agency - as well as what they've been watching from home, including Frozen 2 and the Jay and Silent Bob Reboot.
Hosts: Zach Stone and Ryan Berger
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